AI has identified six new dolphin clicks we never knew existed.
The UN has commissioned a study of extreme poverty in the most of one of the world’s wealthiest nations, the United States.
Scientists identify for the first time two specific genes that may foster a predisposition for being gay in men.
The first component of a planned “space kingdom” has been launched into orbit.
A silent gif is sweeping the web because many people think they can hear it.
The researcher behind some well-known gender studies is accused of making them all up.
The Planetary Habitability Laboratory has made up some periodic tables of all of the confirmed and suspected exoplanets so far, plus planetary bodies in our own solar system.
A reappraisal of the Chinese Dali skull suggest a more prominent role for China in early human history.
For the first time, an object from outside our solar system is observed traveling through our neighborhood.
Scientists have discovered an endless energy supply in the naturally occurring Brownian motion of graphene.
Comprehensive DNA sequencing of artifacts reveals the yeti to be bears, mostly Himalayan brown bears.
A study finds that conflicting points of view are more likely to lead to dehumanizing others if they're written and not spoken.
A new study shows that oxytocin plays a similar role in dogs’ emotions as it does in humans.
The first in-body gene-editing experiment has just begun.
Predatory journals are so busy scamming scholars that seven big ones appointed a dog posing as a PhD to review submissions.
Geologists find that when the earth’s spin slows as it has recently, major earthquake activity follows.
A new study links multiple sex partners and smoking to head and neck, or oropharyngeal, cancer.
A new Credit Suisse report shows 27% growth since 2008 in the world’s wealth, with a disproportionately large share going to the already wealthy.
Which is worse? Alcohol or marijuana?
USC successfully tests an implanted memory prosthesis that improves biological human memory.